Grant Writing and Communications Intern

Colon Cancer Foundation®


  • Undergraduate student graduating in biological or health care sciences with an interest in writing (Preferred)
  • Microsoft Office: 1 year (Preferred)
  • Grant Writing: 1 year (Preferred)


Full Job Description

Internship will be a part-time or full-time, temporary, non-paid position, and lasting 10-13 weeks beginning immediately if possible. This position is not eligible for benefits.

Here is what we are looking for:

  • A big thinker with a passion for the Colon Cancer Foundation®’s mission to reducing colorectal cancer incidence and death, and other issues aligned with our values
  • Strong attention to detail and ability to meet tight deadlines
  • Ability to assist with conducting research to identify public and private grants, and with grant application, including drafting sections of the grant
  • Diligent writer with excellent proofreading and copyediting skills
  • Extremely organized and able to work independently and as a team member on multiple projects
  • Dedicated, detail-oriented, proficient grant writer who can navigate the grant development process
  • Maintain communication on the progress of obtained grants with the team and with designated contacts
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Suite Products, specifically Word, Excel, and internet search tools
  • 15-20 hours of commitment per week
  • Reliable internet and Zoom access required, since the position is remote
  • 2 writing samples required

To apply please submit cover letter and resume to